Tag Archive: rabbit

May 02

Recipe: Rabbit stew with mushrooms

Rabbit 1

I can never get enough of a hearty stew, particularly when it’s dark and stormy outside; so in light of the upcoming thunderstorm and tornado season here in the Midwest, I present you with yet another rabbit stew recipe.  If you happen to have an overabundance of rabbit (hello spring!), try this along with the …

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Apr 09

Out to Eat! April 9, 2012

A buffet of invasive species news and notes from around the internet Make way for the Easter Bilby! seeks to raise awareness about invasive rabbits (and endangered bilbies) in Australia. Volunteers are taking back the forest in Fairfax County, Virginia.  While they’re at it, perhaps they’ll help save Virginia’s ecosystem through invasivory. A recent study …

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Apr 06

Recipe: Rabbit Stew

Rabbit stew served over green beans

New invasivore editor Winnie Winikoff  shares a rabbit stew recipe just in time for Easter. This recipe is the result of our first experiment in cooking rabbit.  The meat smelled kind of gamey so we suspected stewing represented our best option.  We would eventually discover that the rabbit tasted somewhere between dark meat turkey and …

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Mar 16

Spring preparedness

What springtime invader is also deliciously adorable?

Feb 21

Recipe: Oven Roasted Rabbit

Pan-seared and oven-roasted rabbit served with sautéed vegetables and roasted rosemary potatoes.

Though I was recently promised a rabbit hunting trip, I have yet to go.   If anyone would seriously be willing to take me hunting, I would be much appreciative; I will even cook it for you now that I know how!  (P.S. I get dibs on the skin!) Ingredients for rabbit preparation: 2 whole …

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Nov 28

Invasivore Interview: Dr. David Costello

Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. David Costello to talk earthworms, research, and invasivory.  Can you start by giving us a quick overview of your dissertation research? My dissertation research focused on how the impact of invasive species can extend outside the typical boundaries of an ecosystem.  For example, invasive earthworms …

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Apr 25

Species Profile: European Rabbit

An adorable invader with some serious impacts.  Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org

The Easter Bunny may have been a welcome guest at your home this weekend, but did you know that the European rabbit ranks among the world’s worst invaders? The European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) was originally native to southwestern Europe and northwestern Africa, but it can now be found around the globe.  European rabbits reproduce like, …

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